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Kassandria is a small town with about 3.500 people as permanent residents, even though this number multiplies throughout the summer months due to the tourist developments of the past decades.
Kassandria is a picturesque town with long history that was named after the King Kassandros of Macedonia. Kassandrias boundaries expand from Fourka to Sani.
Many beautiful sandy beaches with green landscapes above that comprise some of the most beautiful sceneries in Greece surround Kassandria. Discovering what nature has to offer is a unique experience.
There you can enjoy long walks in the forests, diving in crystal clear waters that are just a few minutes away or just get to see the amazing combination of turquoise and dark green from the juxtaposition of sea and land.
Some of the best beaches to visit are Ag.Nikolaos, Siveris, Stefani or Kypsa offering among other high level of hospitality in the settlements around. Fresh fish can be found daily and it is definitely the thing you should not miss to try in one of the local taverns.
Kassandria is the capital of the Kassandra’s peninsula so this is the place to look for all the necessary facilites that will make your staying easier. It is the commercial and administrative centre and it is well organized.
There is a conservatory, a Town Band, dancing groups, and the highlight constitutes the Festival of Siviris that is annually organized by the Region's Committee and takes place in the Open Air Theatre of Siviris.
The market combined with the stores can cover all purchasing needs and are mainly located within a pedestrian zone with beautiful shop-windows where you can also find picturesque taverns.
Other facilities that the town hosts are: Post - Office, Health Center, Bank branches, Police department
Kassandra is the first peninsula of Chalkidiki
It is the part of Halkidiki that is most developed in terms of tourism having very well organized tourist facilities, luxury hotels and resorts offering high quality services.
Kassandra is renowned for the nightlife especially during the summer months, attracting not only the residents or tourists but also people from the other villages of Chalkidiki and thousands from Thessaloniki.
Over the area you will find plenty of sandy beaches combining natural beauty and crystal blue sea.
Local Festivals & Events in Kassandra, Halkidiki Greece
Do not miss the very interesting festivals hosted in the Kassandra Peninsula during the summer months.
The Afitos Festival takes place during the summer, including a varous cultural events like theatrical performances, art exhibitions, concerts and shadow theater performances.
The Kassandra Festival is held all summer in Siviri, at the village's amphitheatre and introduce its public to performances by artists from all over the world.
On the15 th of August that is the most significant religious day of the summer in orthodox religion there plenty of local fiestas (panigiria).
The following villages : Afitos, Kalandra, Kryopigi, Paliouri host some of the most famous ones.
Other religious Kassandra festivals take place on the name day of the village's patron saints.
The most popular are: Apostles Petros and Pavlos on June 29 and 30 in Nea Fokea, Agia Marina on July 17 in Fourka, Agia Paraskevi on July 26 in Agia Paraskevi and Agios Pantelaemonas on July 27 in Kallithea.